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This Week on BeerTV

A Guide to Beer-Related Programming This Week
Styles & Seasonals September 19, 2003      
Written by JMerritt

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This week on BeerTV

There are several interesting programs on television this week, some informative, some entertaining, and all beer-related. Set up those TiVos and VCRs and enjoy!

<img border=0 src=images/features/wellseasoned.jpg align=left>A&E is airing several showings of a beer-related episode of <a hrefhttp://www.aetv.com/tv/shows/wst/>The Well Seasoned Traveller. In this particular episode, Doug Duda journeys to Brussels to find out why excellent beer is made in Belgium. A well presented 30 minute program, Mr. Duda visits Chimay, Cantillon, and other breweries and monistaries. Episode airs September 20 at 12:00pm CST, September 21 at 3:00pm CST, September 27 at 12:00pm, and September 28 at 3:00pm.<br clear=all>

<img border=0 src=images/features/ron.jpg align=right>The History Channel is airing several showings of the "Brewing" episode of <a hrefhttp://www.historychannel.com/global/listings/series_showcase.jsp?EGrpType=Series&Id=215947&NetwCode=THC>Hands on History. Ron Hazelton finds out what’s old and new in the world of brew as he checks out America’s thirst for beer. Ron follows beer’s evolution at Pottsville, Pennsylvania, home to the country’s oldest brewery. Airs September 20 at 4:30pm, September 27 at 4:00pm and 4:30pm.<br clear=all>

<img border=0 src=images/features/swit.jpg align=left>On The Movie Channel, catch the 1985 stinker aptly entitled <a hrefhttp://www.showtimeonline.com/TMC/movie.cfm?titleid=548>Beer. A Madison Avenue adwoman (Loretta Swit from M*A*S*H) turns three regular guys into TV spokesmen for Norbecker brand beer. It stars, Rip Torn, Kenneth Mars and David Allen Grier. September 23 at 12:45am CST.<br clear=all>

<img border=0 src=images/features/drew.jpg align=right>TBS is airing an old but classic episode of the sitcom <a hrefhttp://www2.warnerbros.com/web/drewcareytv/index.jsp?frompage=sitemap>The Drew Carey Show in which the gang attends an income opportunity exposition and decides to start their own beer brewing company. After several failed attempts, they devise a brew they all like: the infamous coffee-flavored Buzz Beer. Airtime October 1, 3:30pm CST.<br clear=all>

<img border=0 src=images/features/judy.jpg align=left>And finally, what happens when college students spill beer onto a laptop? Obviously, a fight ensues and they end up on <a hrefhttp://www.judgejudy.com/local/local.asp>Judge Judy, of course. Those of you that have experienced this travesty first hand while rating beer may want to tune in for a laugh. Check your local listings for channel and airtime. (Episode number is 3104, if that helps).



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